Enrique Cardenas header off a Jimmy Turner throw-in with two minutes left in regulation + Miguel Ibarra’s double OT goal = unbelievably hard-fought 3-2 2OT win over UC Santa Barbara + Big West Tournament Champs for the third time in four years + 16 wins, a UC Irvine single season record + 16 wins for goalie Andrew Fontein, a UCI individual record + automatic NCAA Tournament bid + guaranteed high RPI…

It was a magical night for men’s soccer on Saturday. Now they await Monday’s 1:30 p.m. selection show, where a high seeding should flash across the NCAA.com screen.

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